Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Researchers awarded infrastructure funding

Two Kinesiology professors are among 10 researchers at the University of Waterloo who will receive $792,614 for infrastructure to support research.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Powered stretchers could reduce injuries, keep paramedics on the job

Man lifts stretcher.

University of Waterloo study finds moving from manual to powered stretchers could reduce the number of injuries to paramedics by 78 per cent.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Remembering Fran Allard

Fran Allard

With sadness, the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences announces that Fran Allard, retired professor in the Department of Kinesiology, died on Tuesday, March 21.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Survey will reduce rates of malnutrition in hospitals

Professor Heather Keller in test kitchen.

University of Waterloo researchers have created a tool aimed at decreasing the rate of malnutrition in hospitals. Known as the Mealtime Audit Tool (MAT), it will help dietitians, doctors and nurses identify why a third of patients in acute care settings don’t eat the food on their trays.